Anna McMeens

Show simple item record Cooke, Reverend Henry en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Gibraltar Island (Ohio) en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Ottawa County (Ohio) en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Erie, Lake en_US
dc.coverage.temporal 1889 - 1912 en_US 2008-04-28T19:04:42Z 2008-04-28T19:04:42Z 1890 en_US 2008-04-28T19:04:42Z
dc.identifier.other 479.5.30.2 en_US
dc.identifier.other GA-71 en_US
dc.description Anna McMeens of Sandusky, Ohio, was Jay Cooke's housekeeper on Gibraltar Island from 1864 to 1891. She was the widow of Dr. Robert McMeens, a surgeon during the Civil War. Even though Dr. McMeens died during the war, Anna continued working in hospitals - without pay - until the Civil War ended. She often accompanied Jay Cooke to Washington, D. C. While he conducted financial matters with the Treasury Department, Anna visited sick and wounded soldiers in the hospitals located in government buildings throughout the city. en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Charles E. Frohman Collection en_US
dc.rights Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center en_US
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dc.title Anna McMeens en_US
dc.type Photographic print; black and white en_US Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center en_US
dc.contributor.photographer Cooke, Reverend Henry en_US
dc.contributor.repository Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center en_US Fremont, Ohio en_US Fremont, Ohio en_US Sandusky County, Ohio en_US

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